Posts Tagged ‘public health’

Hong Kong PSA: Buy Air In A Can

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

A public service announcement featuring popular Hong Kong movie star, Daniel Wu. The video is an ironic 1980s-style infomercial flogging a fake brand of canned air called “Fresh Air” to impress upon the citizens of Hong Kong the pollution problem. Found at YouTube from CleanAirNetwork via Holy Kaw!

Laser Gun Battles Mosquitoes

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

A new laser system can kill mosquitoes without harming other insects, as shown in slowmotion video. It’s all part of the effort to combat malaria. Found at YouTube from NationalGeographic.

Drinking Fat PSA

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Think about this as you celebrate the holidays! Sugar-sweetened beverages add hundreds of calories to your diet each day. This PSA about the health dangers of sugary beverages has been running in New York City and relies heavily on the gross-out effect. Found at YouTube from DrinkingFat.

1976 Swine Flu PSAs

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Smoke-Free Cars Video PSAs

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

The Dakota County Public Health Department (a client of ) is running called that encourages Dakota County, Minnesota teens to pledge to keep their cars smoke-free and to create video public service announcements urging the same. As is often the case with kids’ videos, they are often funny and clever: